Friday, April 04, 2014
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
Almost 30 years after it opened, "Les Miserables" is back on Broadway, and it comes in the middle of a packed and eclectic musical season. Here are picks from two top critics.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
WNYC looks back at the best Oscar-related conversations on our air - from Leonard Lopate's talk with Samuel L. Jackson to the real-life sex surrogate who inspired Helen Hunt's Academy Award-nominated role.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Friday is the day when we talk about new movie releases here on the Takeaway. Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday weighs in on "Les Miserables" and "Django Unchained."
Monday, December 24, 2012
On Christmas Day, Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of Les Misérables will debut in theaters nationwide to the delight of millions of fans. But behind the many adaptations of the story, is Victor Hugo's 1862 novel — a social, political, and literary masterpiece. Patrik Henry Bass, books editor for Essence, discusses the historical and cultural significance of Les Misérables.